Photoshop Digital Illustration : 26 Challenging Tutorials

Photoshop Digital Illustration : 26 Challenging Tutorials - If you are a digital artist, illustrator, graphic artist, designer, or serious hobbyist looking for new and interesting ways to use Photoshop, these are tutorials for you! You already know how to use Photoshop as an image editing tool; now, challenge yourself and discover the more artistic aspects of the program with one of the world's best teachers by your side.

How to Create a Steampunk Style Illustration in Photoshop

Go simultaneously backward and forward in time with this Steampunk tutorial. The main focus, aside from the style of course, is fusing elements from different sources together to create a cohesive whole. There are many tricks to this end and we shall be looking at light sources, shadows, and image grading.

How to Create a Flying Land Illustration On Fire

This tutorial is a collaboration with a good friend of mine with Ciursa Ionut. This tutorial is about creating a fantasy illustration using some dragon images and a few cliffs for creating the land. We also add lava and fiery effects.

Design an Intense Particle Illustration using Photoshop

This tutorial will bid you a step by step guide on how to achieve the illustrated outcome.

Photoshop Marvel: Transforming the Image of a Girl into a Milk Figure

Creating a milk figure can be a great idea for an innovative milk ad campaign. The given Photoshop tutorial would brief you about the techniques to transform any image into a milk figure. All that you need to make this milk image are some photo manipulation tools, like transformation tool, burn tool, layer mask, and few stock images.

Create a Colorful Cake Illustration in Photoshop

This illustration was created using Photoshop shapes and a bit of painting. If you don’t know how to work with Pen Tool you can first get acquainted with this lesson that fully explains all the functions of this tool.

Combine Stock Photography to Create a Sleepy Japanese Village in Photoshop

We often talk about what an incredible tool Photoshop is to create imaginary scenes from stock photography. In this tutorial, we will create a sleepy Japanese village in Photoshop by combining several stock photos.

Money Style Illustration in Photoshop

So in this tutorial we`ll learn a nice technique to create a simple money style illustration using a regular photo, it's not as perfect as the money illustrations we see in the dollar bill for example, but it's a quick tip.

How to Create an Amazing Apocalyptic Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to compose an image using 3D and painted elements. These techniques include setting the global light of your manipulation and adding shadow and color adjustments.

Playing with custom brushes to create magical scenes

Meteorite Impact Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial We`ll learn how to create a building hit by a meteorite.

Making of Grenat

Photoshop Tutorial: How To Create a Futuristic Sci-Fi Scene

Making of Eastern Dragon Rider

Making a Book of Magical Playground Scene

This tutorial will show how to create a fantasy book scene. We will be using various advanced Photoshop techniques to make the composition as realistic as possible.

Create a High Flying Snowboard Illustration

We all know the typical “flying snowboarder through the air” photo. Add a lens flare, and you’ve got it made! In this tutorial we’re giving the ol’ concept a spin by using wavy lines that suggest motion and paint splatters for snow.

Turn a Flawless Blonde Beauty Into a Sword-Wielding Fantasy Action Hero

We are going to turn a flawless blonde beauty into a sword-wielding survival huntress. To do this we are going to make her skin sweaty and dirty, her dress stained and torn, we’ll add blood stains to the sword, manipulate her hair, and create a post-apocalyptic background full of smoke and fire effects.

Concept Art: Create a Sci-Fi Interior Using Digital Painting Techniques

Artists often draw rough sketches of their artwork before they begin to add the final touches. This is also true for digital painters who will draw a rough sketch in Photoshop before they begin work. In today’s tutorial we will show you how to polish a rough sketch of a sci-fi drawing using digital painting techniques.

How to Make a Dark, Post-Apocalyptic City Illustration

In this tutorial, we’ll change a full of sunshine, ordinary photograph into a gloomy image of the world after destruction of mankind. Using simple tools, we’ll turn lively streets into abandoned ruins overgrown with weeds. A number of stock images and a few little tricks will let us optimize our work and make this job more interesting and spectacular.

Making of Leaves of Greens

Create a Magical Flaming Heart Illustration in Photoshop

The Warp feature in Photoshop can be a powerful tool if you know how to use it correctly. In today’s tutorial we will demonstrate how to combine a few stock images to create a magical flaming heart illustration.

Create a Vivid Themed Illustration Using Simple Hand-Drawn Elements

Drawn elements are certainly something that can enhance an illustration. Even if you’re not very good at drawing, you can still create a quality piece. All you need is a good idea and some Photoshop skills. And if you don’t believe me, you will definitely change your mind after reading this tutorial.

Classic Photoshop Tutorial: Create retro posterized illustration effects

The power of posterization shouldn’t be underestimated when it comes to creating art with Photoshop. In this piece by Baz Pringle, Photoshop’s Posterize tool is used to maximum effect.

Create a Distant Desert City Scene with Energy Ray Blast in Photoshop

How to Create a Dark Surreal Illustration in Photoshop

In this tutorial we are going to create a dark surreal illustration using a few techniques and a handful of images.